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Review : Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif

Synopsis 2050, New York. In the aftermath of a gruelling spiritual cleansing quest, Ismael, a Pakistani-American student, enters into an alliance with spiritual beings who send him on a perilous journey of self-discovery. A non-believer, Ismael must return to Pakistan, now in the grip of a brutal fundamentalist government, and gain the trust of his… Continue reading Review : Hell! No Saints in Paradise by A.K. Asif

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The Storytellers- HBB Open Mic, Delhi Edition Featuring The Quill Company

On a pleasant sunday afternoon, 14 storytellers and over 40 people as audience gathered for a remarkable and memorable day for everyone. The storytelling open mic that at #Nofiltercafe in association with The Quill Company was a hit. For those who missed , here is what happened - What was the event about? The Storytellers'… Continue reading The Storytellers- HBB Open Mic, Delhi Edition Featuring The Quill Company

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Review : Bloody Scotland by Lin Anderson

Synopsis In Bloody Scotland a selection of Scotland's best crime writers use the sinister side of the country's built heritage in stories that are by turns gripping, chilling and redemptive. Stellar contributors Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina, Ann Cleeves, Louise Welsh, Lin Anderson, Doug Johnstone, Gordon Brown, Craig Robertson, E S Thomson, Sara Sheridan… Continue reading Review : Bloody Scotland by Lin Anderson

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Review : The Assassinations-A Novel Of 1984 by Vikram Kapur

Synopsis To Deepa, Prem gave no hint of the churning inside him. In front of her he affected a cheery demeanour, indulging her in her plans for their honeymoon, which she kept revising. It was a welcome escape from the mayhem surrounding him. There were occasions where the pretence got to him and a voice… Continue reading Review : The Assassinations-A Novel Of 1984 by Vikram Kapur

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Review : Gurgaon Diaries by Debeshi Gooptu

Synopsis Modern-day Gurgaon was Guru Dronacharya’s village, a gift from the Pandavas and Kauravas for training them in military arts. While the legends of the mythical village are woven around the warrior mystic, the Millennium City, as it stands today, owes its rapid growth to globalization, outsourcing and the BPO boom. From swanky malls and… Continue reading Review : Gurgaon Diaries by Debeshi Gooptu

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Review : The Surrogate Lies by Shantanu Munshi

Synopsis A dysfunctional writer, a hyperbole consultant, a Bollywood smitten driver and an over the top mysterious foreign man. They are strangers on an adventure and strange is their adventure. Their escapades are as serendipitous as life on earth yet their lives are as normal as a morning tea. Still you will laugh, cry, sympathise… Continue reading Review : The Surrogate Lies by Shantanu Munshi